DURHAM, N.C.–North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension are partnering with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and other partners to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks and meet market requirements.
The Navigating the USDA GAP Audit workshop will combine classroom and on-farm instruction to provide producers with the tools needed to identify potential food safety concerns, as well as strategies to minimize potential contamination. Available resources, including consulting services, will be provided to growers who participate to assist with the implementation of an effective on-farm food safety program. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance to fulfill training verification for those undergoing a GAP audit.
Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Durham Soil and Water Conservation District
721 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701
Registration (includes lunch):
$15 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Members (log in to receive your member discount, or call 919.542.2402)
Registration deadline is Dec. 1. Cancellations and refund requests will be accepted until the registration deadline.
This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through Agreement 16-SCBGP-NC-0006. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA. Funding administered by North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.